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Indian Government

In response to the recent attacks and gang rapes in India, we call on the government of India to make long-term commitments in the form of standard procedures and mechanisms in dealing with cases of violence against women, stricter policies and laws, capacity building for police personnel and a recognition of the need to engage with men and boys to address deeper social issues.


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CARE: Defending Dignity, Fighting Poverty

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Nearly 2,000,000 women are killed in India every year due to gender-based violence, including rape and domestic violence. However, in one poll, 68 percent of Indian judges said "provocative...

Nearly 2,000,000 women are killed in India every year due to gender-based violence, including rape and domestic violence. However, in one poll, 68 percent of Indian judges said "provocative attire" is an "invitation to rape."

For millions of women around the world, violence, discrimination and restrictions of their basic freedoms are a daily reality. Ending such acts is not only the right thing to do, it is also critical to the effort to eliminate extreme poverty and build a safer, better world for us all.


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